Getting Started on Leafly as a Consumer

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Embarking on a journey into the world of cannabis can be an intimidating experience for many people. With so many strains, products, and methods of consumption available, it is easy to feel lost and unsure about where to begin. At Leafly, we understand the challenges that come with exploring the world of cannabis and are here to assist you every step of the way. Our goal is to provide you with comprehensive and accurate information about different strains, their effects, and how they can benefit you. We also offer guidance on how to consume cannabis safely and responsibly so you can enjoy its benefits without any negative consequences. With our help, you can navigate the cannabis world with ease and confidence and have a positive and fulfilling experience. Looking for a great place to begin your cannabis journey? Start with the Leafly Cannabis 101 Education Hub

Leafly is the world’s most trusted destination to discover cannabis products and order them from legal, licensed retailers.  With more than 5,000 strains in the Leafly database and 11,000+ cannabis articles and resources, Leafly’s independent journalism provides more than 100 million cannabis consumers worldwide with the information and resources needed to unlock the power of the cannabis plant.  

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This article covers the following topics: 

  1. Getting Started on Leafly
  2. Maximizing the Benefits of Leafly
  3. Placing an Online Order


Getting Started on Leafly

Join Leafly today! By creating an account, you can keep your favorite strains and dispensaries in one place and get notified about the best local deals. Plus, having an account makes it easy to keep track of any orders you make online with dispensaries. Check out our article Creating a Leafly User Account.

🔗 For more information on your User Account, head to our: Your Leafly User Account knowledge section. Learn how to manage your User Account, including resetting your password, updating your information, and more. 


Maximizing the Benefits of Leafly

Are you interested in exploring the world of cannabis in your state? Whether you're a seasoned user or a curious newbie, we can provide you with comprehensive information on dispensaries, products, and even the top cannabis brands available in your area. 

Our strain database is a reliable source of information for anyone looking to gain in-depth knowledge about different strains. With our database, you will access extensive details on the origin, genetics, effects, flavors, and aromas of each strain. Additionally, we provide user reviews and user ratings to help you make informed decisions about the strains that best suit your needs.

Finding a dispensary that meets your needs can be challenging. However, with our comprehensive guide, you can easily locate the nearest dispensaries in your area. Our platform allows you to search for dispensaries based on their proximity to your location, as well as filtering by product type, customer ratings, and other factors. With Leafly, you can easily browse through the deals section to find the best offers available, helping you to save money on your purchases. In addition to this, our site allows you to search for specific products, such as edibles, concentrates, or flower. You can filter your search results making it easier for you to find the products that meet your needs. 

🔗 Check out our Utilizing Leafly knowledge section.


Placing an Online Order

If you're interested in purchasing cannabis, you'll be glad to know that dispensaries now offer a convenient shopping experience. Once you find a dispensary that offers this feature, you can browse through their menu of products, which could include anything from flower to edibles to concentrates.

If you're unsure about what to get, you can take your time to explore the different options and read descriptions of the products to help you make an informed decision. This feature is also particularly useful for people who prefer to purchase cannabis from the comfort of their own home.

Once you've decided on the products you want, simply add them to your cart and proceed to checkout. If the dispensary offers the option, you can choose to have your order delivered to your doorstep, or you can opt for pickup directly at the dispensary if that's more convenient for you.

🔗 Getting started is super simple, check out our comprehensive articles in our Leafly Online Ordering section. 


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Disclaimer: Keep in mind that Leafly is not a dispensary, and we don't own or manage any of the dispensaries or brands you'll find on our site. We're here to promote them and make your search easier.